Sociology questions set 138

By | September 24, 2018

Sociology

Question 1
There is a tendency for people to.
A
rebel against group norms
B
accept group norms
C
respond only to negative sanctions
D
respond only to violence
Question 2
Among the leading causes of divorce are.
A
drug and alcohol abuse
B
infidelity
C
physical abuse
D
none of the above
Question 3
The development of modern culture is CHIEFLY dependent upon.
A
bifocalism
B
upright posture
C
grasping ability of the hand
D
complex symbolic communication
Question 4
Which of the following is a true statements?
A
Human beings have existed on earth for about half million years
B
agriculture is only around twelve thousand years old
C
civilizations date back around six thousand years
D
all of the above
Question 5
A person who is suddenly set down on a commune in rural China would most likely undergo.
A
change to conform to the Chinese modal personality
B
the process of the lookingglass
C
the process of resocialization
D
a severe anxiety attack
Question 6
What did Max Weber understand by the spirit of capitalism?
A
the exploitation of the working class
B
the desire for more material wealth
C
the continual reinvestment of profits back into businesses
D
the belief in free markets
Question 7
Which term describes marriage patterns in contemporary Britain?
A
flexible monogamy
B
serial monogamy
C
liquid monogamy
D
reflexive monogamy
Question 8
Which country has the world's largest concentration of Jews?
A
Israel
B
Russia
C
USA
D
Poland
Question 9
Ethnic groups.
A
are groups identified on cultural grounds
B
are based solely on nationality
C
occupy a small territory
D
unlike racial groups are socially constructed
Question 10
The collection of roles that goes with a given status is termed as
A
Multiple roles
B
Conflict of roles
C
Role set
D
Summation of roles
Question 11
Thomas Malthus sated that.
A
fodd increases in a geometric progression
B
population grow in arithmetic progression
C
populations increase in geometric progression
D
population growth is a matter of algebra not geometry or arithmetic
Question 12
Informal application of general norms clearly defined rules and regulations are
A
Relationships
B
Norms
C
Values
D
All of the above
Question 13
Overpopulation is a problem worldwide but only in relation to.
A
demography
B
poor contraception
C
population density
D
political organization
Question 14
Deviance is dysfunctional in that it.
A
can impair and undermine organized social life
B
increases our willingness to play our roles
C
increases our willingness to contribute to the larger social enterprise
D
enhances our trust of one another
Question 15
Who was concerned with the composition of 'self' at the 'micro' level of social action and interaction?
A
Mead
B
Goffman
C
Berger
D
Luckman
Question 16
Robert Merton's ideas on crime and deviance make use of the concept of anomie. What does anomie mean in Merton's work?
A
Normlessness
B
meaninglessness
C
social strain
D
social adaptation
Question 17
''The Sociology of Religion'' was written by
A
Cuber
B
Reisman
C
Max Weber
D
None of these
Question 18
Societies with landed gentry and inherited titles resemble.
A
caste systems
B
estate systems
C
class systems
D
status systems
Question 19
Diffusion is
A
continuous process
B
unlimited process
C
selective process
D
None of these
Question 20
According to contagion theory the ''mobmind'' develops through.
A
imitation suggestibility and circular reaction
B
precipitating factors structural strain and structural conduciveness
C
norms of the status quo emergent norms and new norms
D
fashions fads and crazes
There are 20 questions to complete.

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